SEATTLE, April 11, 2023 – Seabourn, the leader in ultra-luxury voyages and expedition travel, is offering travelers extraordinary worldwide itineraries to explore the Caribbean, Asia and Arabia between fall 2024 and winter/spring 2025. Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation will take guests on more than 40 unique sailings to hidden harbors, marquee ports, and must-experience destinations, including new stops and ports Seabourn has not visited in five years. The itineraries, fares and complete details of Seabourn's fall 2024 through winter 2025 schedule can be found on Seabourn’s website.
Seabourn Ovation will sail to the sunny Caribbean and visit a number of unforgettable tropical destinations such as Barbados, Curacao, and St. Maarten. Meanwhile, Seabourn Encore will head east from Europe and return to Arabia and Asia, exploring Abu Dhabi, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Taiwan and more. The itineraries, which range from seven to 35 days, will offer abundant opportunities for luxury travelers to see and explore new sights and cultures in a combination of both iconic destinations and smaller, less explored ports. Guests will enjoy peak season weather and a wealth of “Seabourn Moments,” along with exceptional personalized and intuitive service, and all-inclusive amenities aboard the ultra-luxury ships.
“Our guests are highly accomplished, extraordinary individuals who are looking for out-of-the-ordinary experiences. Seabourn continues to take them to some of the world's most stunning and captivating destinations while delighting them with joyful, unexpected, highly curated experiences,” said Natalya Leahy, president of Seabourn. “From the sun-kissed beaches of the Caribbean to the exotic charm of Asia and Arabia, we can’t wait for our guests to experience special ‘Seabourn Moments’ with us.”
Notable ports that Seabourn hasn’t visited in at least five years include: Isabel Segunda, Puerto Rico; Santa Marta, Colombia; Port Antonio, Jamaica; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and Kaohsiung and Magong (Makung), Penghu Islands, Taiwan.
Seabourn itinerary highlights include:
• Seabourn Ovation – From November 2024 to March 2025, Seabourn Ovation will explore hidden gems of the Caribbean that are off the beaten track but accessible to Seabourn’s intimate ships. The ship will begin the season with a mix of seven-, 10- and 11‐day sailings roundtrip from Barbados, followed by eight seven‐day sailings between Barbados and St. Maarten. Kicking off the holiday season on December 21, the ship will have a 14‐day sailing roundtrip from Barbados with visits to Aruba, Curacao, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago and more. On February 1, a new 14‐day sailing roundtrip from Barbados will feature the best of the Caribbean including Martinique, Aruba, Curacao and Dominican Republic. Throughout the season, Seabourn is offering 15 combination cruise options available, allowing guests to extend their Caribbean voyages into in‐depth 14- to 21‐day immersive experiences. The Caribbean season also includes Seabourn’s popular Caviar in the Surf and beach barbecue at Carambola Beach, St. Kitts & Nevis.
• Seabourn Encore – Seabourn Encore will sail in Asia from December 2024 to April 2025 with voyages ranging from six to 35 days, embarking in Dubai, Hong Kong, and Singapore. The ship will make her way from Dubai to Singapore in 17 days, featuring an overnight in Mumbi along with a call to Abu Dhabi, as well as a stop at Bani Yas Island dominated by the Arabian Wildlife Park with its roaming giraffes, cheetahs and gazelles. The ship will then sail a series of six 14-day voyages between Singapore and Hong Kong, with unforgettable moments such as Caviar in the Surf in Ko Kood, Thailand, and overnights in Manila, The Philippines, and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, with small-ship access exploring some of the world’s most remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Temples of Angkor & Luang Prabang in Cambodia and Laos, the Taj Mahal & Ranthambore in India, and the Great Wall of China. Finally, Seabourn Encore will make her way back to Europe at the end of the season from Dubai to Athens in 18 days, featuring an overnight in Safaga (Luxor), Egypt before transiting the Suez Canal enroute to Greece.
Seabourn represents the pinnacle of ultra-luxury ocean and expedition travel and operates a suite of six modern ships with one under construction. The all-inclusive, boutique ships offer all-suite accommodations with oceanfront views; award-winning dining; complimentary premium spirits and fine wines available at all times; renowned service provided by an industry-leading crew; a relaxed, sociable atmosphere that makes guests feel at home; a pedigree in expedition travel through the Ventures by Seabourn program and two new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ships, including Seabourn Venture that launched in 2022 and Seabourn Pursuit scheduled to enter service in 2023. Seabourn takes travelers to every continent on the globe, visiting more than 400 ports including marquee cities and lesser-known ports and hideaways. Guests of Seabourn experience extraordinary offerings and programs, including partnerships with leading entertainers, dining, personal health and wellbeing, and engaging speakers.
For more details about Seabourn, or to explore the worldwide selection of Seabourn cruising options, contact a professional travel advisor, call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or visit www.seabourn.com.
Seabourn is a brand of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL and NYSE: CUK).